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I plasti dipped my wheels yesterday and this was one of the most easy things I have ever done to car that changed it that much. Here is how it went step by step. Total time from start to finish was about 2 1/2 hours
1. Remove wheel from car (you do not have to do this if you don't want to)
2. Clean real good with soap and water
3. Clean with there cleaning solution and let dry
4. Tape the valve stem off (this is the only taping needed)
5. Remove center cap
6. Apply 3-5 coats of plasti-dip and let dry
7. Apply 2-4 coats of glossifier and let dry
8. Put wheel back on car and peel the over spray off the tire (I could not believe how easy it came off)

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tj; Do you think that if you did not apply the "gloss coat" that the finish would have been as durable? Also, is there a dark tint plasti-dip that would have allowed the color of the wheel to show through?
 

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Chip- See my build thread for "smoke" plastidip....5 coats is what you are asking for.....

Also another tip : when painting rims, use a deck of cards to wedge between rim and tire to keep PD off the tire.....
 

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Not sure about the durable use of the gloss but it does make a big differance in the finish and once dry its looks like a wrinkle black with a bit of gloss to it. I was not sure about the finish at first but like it now that it is all dry. Not sure about a dark tint spray there website is dipyourcar.com.
 

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Chip- See my build thread for "smoke" plastidip....5 coats is what you are asking for.....

Also another tip : when painting rims, use a deck of cards to wedge between rim and tire to keep PD off the tire.....
You would not believe how easy the over spray comes off the tire. just start to peel it and it is off in 2 seconds! Nothing is left behind at ALL!! I was going to tape the tire but got frustrated and just started spraying after I watched a couple of videos on youtube.

Also a trick one guy told me was to rub vaseline on the tire then rub it off when you done painting.
 

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looks great, I powder coated my wheels
 

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Nice, love it....but can this be undone? (can you return back to the default look?) thanks...
Yes you can, just like there was nothing on them. I plan to get some wheels when some hit the market and returning these back to stock. I did a lot of research before I even bought the kit just to make sure it would come off when I wanted.
 
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